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krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars...omom gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 "news at noon," on your side. >> we start with breaking news arizona. a border patrol agents has been killed and another injured. the department of homeland security said it happened in a shooting near the u.s.-mexico border. agents or on horseback at the time patrolling. was a third agent not injured.
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federal agents have not released any details on the possible shooter. also, a developing story in montgomery county. pepco is working to get two traffic lights back on after power outages knocked out two dozen lights around rockville pike around 8:00 this morning. the outage blamed on t downed power pole. 700 people without power at the peak. 400 customers still waiting for the power to be restored. the focus right now is getting the traffic lights in service. problems from the rain this morning, this is an ambulance flipped over on 270 near urbana. brad bell sent this picture moments ago. we are still gathering information on any possible injuries. we don't know if a patient was. inside at the was -- we don't know if a patient was inside at the time.
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it's been a dreary day across the area. looking at the capitol right there. we could see more rain before the day is over. we have a clear shot of the capitol dome and in. that in jacqui jeras? >> we have incredible downpours earlier this morning and still a couple spots dealing with heavy showers. let's look at live super doppler. looking at some rain. heavy rain around mcclain and towards bethesda, potomac, and wieden -- wheaton got hit earlier this morning. we have got about a half-inch of rain at reagan national. and more in culpeper. we will see more showers this afternoon, but it will not be as heavy export as frequent as this morning. this is affecting much of the east coast.
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call ahead if you are traveling today. there are rival days at bwi. occasional showers today, highs in the mid 70's. aed is down the line. we will talk more about that. >> the weather did not rain on the national parade. the team woke up for the first time as the national league east champions. but the rain did stop one event. john gonzalez its outside nationals park to explain. >> quite an exciting time. baseball fans in the district of waited nearly 80 years for the seen that unfolded last night. many of these fans are trying to get their hands on this merchandise. james witnessed a champagne celebration and was one of the first customers in bethesda. >> everybod started cheering and we saw teddy running out,.
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>> the sporting goods stores opened an hour-and-a-half early. east division championship shirts and hats. >> it was pretty sweet. >> the nationals lost the game last night, but they had already won 96 games. the nationals have won their first pennant in d.c.. >> i never experienced it before, so it's overwhelming. >> a team that has never had a winning season now has a chance to going to the posts even as the best team in baseball. it's pretty understandable why the celebrations went into the morning hours. >> these guys are good. >> bryce harper tweeted after the game, thanking bataan's and the city for the support.
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>> my dad said to keep doing what i am doing. he's proud of me. i would not be here without my mom and dad and my family. >> it was a downer at nationals park. 300 local middle school kids are supposed to have a baseball clinic here with ryan zimmerman but it was canceled because of the weather. we hope that the the weather will not cancel tonight's game. two games left and then the playoffs. >> at least the younkersyoungsters have a playoff team to root for. today on the campaign trail, the running mates are carrying the load while obama and romney prepare for tomorrow night's debate. there is a tall hall at the clinton county courthouse where paul ryan will appear in burlington. ann romney will appear in colorado in a little while.
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vice-president biden will take the stage at an event surely in charlotte. it's the first of his two plans stops in north carolina today. michelle obama has a speaking appearance in cincinnati. early voting started in ohio this morning. more shots fired in maryland. protesters urging people to vote against question 7 on the november ballot. some of the protesters may have had an ulterior motive. brianne carter has the story from upper marlborough. >> with their signs and shirts, dozen people showed up outside the prince george's county administration building to protest maryland ballot question 7. it would greenlight the plan for a casino in prince george county. >> they want the money to be used for schools, they would never applied to the bills. >> there's an ad on craigslist that raises questions about whether participants came to
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oppose the casino or because they thought they were getting paid. it says people would get $25 to $40 and a referral bonus if they showed up in a group of three or more. we asked the organizers whether anyone received money to be here today. >> the folks came here today because they believe in the cause. >> most of the people we spoke with said they were not getting paid. >> i don't mind anyone questioning my legitimacy. what i do mind is it was believed. >> this woman said she lives in northeast d.c. and cannot vote on the issue. you don't believe you are being paid? >> no. >> an e-mail to the group was
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not answered. >> d.c. council hoping voters will grant the spending of local tax dollars without budget approval. phil mendelson plans to introduce an amendment to the district of columbia charter. it has been 10 years since the d.c. sniper shootings began. john allen mohammed and lee boyd malvo terrorized the region before they were captured. they killed 10 people and critically injured more. mohammad was executed in 2009. malvo, a juvenile, was sentenced to six life terms. now a decade later in an exclusive interview with the washington post, he says his remorseful. but the incident still brings up emotions for some residents. >> it was terrible. everybody was scared to go out of the house. he was shooting people for no reason. >> one of the victims we spoke with believes malvo has changed
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but still needs to deal with the consequences for the rest of his life. our coverage of this infamous anniversary continues tonight at 5:00. >> i remember it so vividly that it's like yesterday. of the few survivors of the washington area sniper attacks. we will look back at what happened in years ago. he says he refuses to let it impacted life anymore, moving on and looking forward. that's tonight on abc 7 news at 5. seven people without on home but alive after a fire at a manassas town hall. firefighters said the planes swept -- flames rose up. no word on what sparked a fire. one man jumped from the window to survive. how a school system is reacting after a video shows two boys attacking a child on a school bus. a major airline scrambling to figure out why the seats are
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coming unbolted, putting passengers at risk. and a quarter million dollar sports are being used to help at risk youth. take another look outside. we will let you know what you are in for today. too many americans
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are struggling to find work in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheckpa to paycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas.
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more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office and fifteen million more are on food stamps. president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. we shouldn't measure compassion by how many people are on welfare. we should measure compassion byow many people are able to get off welfare and get a good paying job. my plan will create twelve million new jobs over the next four years helping lift families out of poverty and strengthening the middle-class. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message because we ct n't afford another four years like the last four years. ♪ ♪
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question-year-old's joyride did not go as planned. there is the video to prove it. -- a tpolice say that the van was stolen and the child is start with criminal mischief. super sports cars are being used as a tool to keep kids out of trouble. they're providing d.c. area students with education and hands-on training. the goal is to raise an thousand dollars for vocational training. and scholarships for at risk youth ss. a firsthand view of history being celebrated today, a funeral under way for this woman. edie williams was 112 years old
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d.c.'s oldest president. she was born in 1900. she visits -- witness every historic moment from the first flight to the moon landing into the unmanned missions to mars. the faa investigating multiple incidents in wiwhich passenger seats came loose. a flight from boston to miami had to make an emergency landing on saturday. and yesterday a flight from new york to miami had to return after includes seats were and discovered. and another flight from colorado to dallas as well had suits that came loose last week. >> it could be sabotaged or just sloppiness. it's a disaster either way. >> american airlines said that the planes had recently undergone maintenance work that required the seats to be removed and installed again. this was on eight 77 boeing jets. we cannot call it a total
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washout, but it kind of looks like it. >> the morning has been, for sure. but the afternoon will be different. we will still have a chance of rain, but it will be less intense and less frequent. i know everybody's concerned about the nationals game tonight. as long as the pill discovered, i think we will be ok. i don't think terrain that will be coming down at 7:00 will be enough to call the game, but may be a delay. that's the record. -- i don't think that the rain that will be coming down at 7:00 will be enough to call the game. as long as the field is covered that is. wait until the storm passes to drive, if you can. this is when the heavier rain moved through the district a couple hours ago.
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visibility was down to almost nothing. the rain in the district is about a half-inch so far. the temperatures have been very warm throughout the day in the 60s and low 70's. let me show you some other rainfall totals. over an inch and an actor in germantown. almost an inch and a half in remington. centreville, over an inch of rain. more rain will be coming. looking at the satellite and radar, you can see a cluster of brain that's well off to our north. down to our south, there's a break. so you can see it is a little bit more spotty. we will get into the warm sector of this system. there's an area of low pressure lifting up to the north. as it does, we will see temperatures increasing the next couple days. today's forecast, cloudy, scattered showers, 74-78 degrees. tonight, a few leftover showers
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58-68. we could have a lingering showers in the morning tomorrow. i think we will be fine for the afternoon. a look at the temperatures. 80 degrees plus for the rest of the week. it is fall and it looks like that is what we will see on sunday and monday with highs in the 60's. >> it's going to be worn for the nationals game tomorrow. sounds good. we want to update the story we brought you at the top, breaking news from maryland. state police now say that the accident of the ambulance slipover, only minor injuries. this was on 270 about 20 minutes after 11:00 this morning, so less than an hour ago, right outside urbana. minor injuries reported. coming up, a mother arrested for letting her kids play outside without supervision. and a dramatic tape of police on a school bus. how they are being dealt with.
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captioned by the national captioning institute >> two bill passes middle school students suspended after a video shows competing another child on the school bus. the victim, a 12-year-old boy, said the studio brother is insulting and first and then they started throwing punches. his mother had no idea what happened until the video hit the internet then she alerted the school. >> i have been a big advocate if you nor your child is being bullied, let the school know immediately. >> the school bus driver ended up stopping the bus to break up the fight. the school system says the incident was handled appropriately. a texas mother pulls historic turning heads across the country and generating strong opinions. she was arrested, accused of letting your kids play outside without supervision.
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she will tell her story this afternoon on anderson. he joins us now with more on the story and what we can expect today. good to see you. >> she was put in jail for about 18 hours. one in her neighborhood reported her, her kids were 6 and 9 and playing in a cul-de-sac. she said she was watching them from inside the house, but in the past she has let them play on your own without being there. someone reported her to police. police arrested her for a child endangerment. she is suing the police department. it raises questions for parents about how much supervision kids that age should have if they are pulling together and whether the mother should been arrested and handcuffed in front of her children. >> this will have parents all over the country debating. generations of kids have been doing their own thing for so long. >> you don't want neighbors not to call police if they have
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concerns. we've seen so many cases of kids being mistreated and neighbors not doing anything. so you don't want to do anything that limits that. and bethenny frankel is michael poth today. -- my cohost today. >> she's talking about how to lose weight without dieting. i think everybody will be watching that. >> she has a great tips. and we have actresses from a new movie called "pitched a perfect." >> you can watch anderson live every weekday at 3:00 on abc 7. henry winkler, the actor, is in the district today. he stopped by this morning. he's raising awareness about the diseases called the upper limb spasticity. >> my mom had a stroke. three months later, the secondary muscles in the upper
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arms start to take over. the hand is an all andgnarled and the arm is frozen. >> he will be at two events in northwest d.c. including one at the capital hilton at 2:00 this afternoon. he has a new movie next month. he just finished his 23rd book. a small dog recovering after being stabbed seven times. coco. the washington humane society is asking for help in finding her recovery. she's ok so far, but she still needs help. she was stabbed during a domestic violence incident. the man believed to be behind the attack is in custody undergoing a mental evaluation. still ahead, jacqui jeras as a
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he's trying to restrict us again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >> we can get the rain out at some point? >> it will be lessened through the afternoon. montgomery county still getting a couple downpours. there will still be rainfall on and off this afternoon into the nighttime. but it will be much less intense. much warmer tomorrow, in the '80s. maybe a lingering sprinkles in the morning. looks good for the rest of the week. >> i like that. we will have a better day tomorrow. thanks for joining us. we'll see y
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krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. merials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question
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seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...fromaming revenues that would have... ne to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. i'm barack obama and i approved this message. [ mitt romney y ] there are 47% of the people who wi vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a respsibility to care for them who belie that they are entitled to health care, to food, thousing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for thi president no matter what... d sojoy job is not to woworry about those people. i'll never convince them they shohould take personal responsibility and care for their lives.


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